1952 TOPPS Baseball Cards
Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) On this date in 1948, Cleveland Indians pitcher Bob Lemon tossed a no-hitter, beating the Detroit Tigers, 2-0.
Lemon accomplished the feat in front of 49,628 fans at Briggs Stadium in Detroit. Boxscore
2) New York Yankee outfielder Joe DiMaggio* and Boston Red Sox outfielder Dom DiMaggio both homered in a 10-2 Red Sox
victory over the Yankees on this date in 1950. Boxscore
3) Pitcher Ted Gray was signed as a free agent by the New York Yankees on this date in 1955.
4) On this date in 1960, infielder/outfielder Whitey Lockman* was released by the Cincinnati Reds.
5) Also in 1960 on this date, the Boston Red Sox released outfielder Bobby Thomson.
6) On this date in 1978, the Chicago White Sox hired Larry Doby as their new field manager. Doby became the 2nd
black ML manager following Frank Robinson.
Don Kolloway died on this date in 1994 Raul Sanchez*died on this date in 2002